Psalm 125:1
New International Version
A song of ascents. Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever.

New Living Translation
Those who trust in the LORD are as secure as Mount Zion; they will not be defeated but will endure forever.

English Standard Version
Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever.

Berean Study Bible
A song of ascents. Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion. It cannot be moved; it abides forever.

King James Bible
A Song of degrees. They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever.

New King James Version
A Song of Ascents. Those who trust in the LORD Are like Mount Zion, Which cannot be moved, but abides forever.

New American Standard Bible
A Song of Ascents. Those who trust in the LORD Are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but remains forever.

NASB 1995
A Song of Ascents. Those who trust in the LORD Are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides forever.

NASB 1977
Those who trust in the LORD Are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever.

Amplified Bible
A Song of Ascents. Those who trust in and rely on the LORD [with confident expectation] Are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but remains forever.

Christian Standard Bible
A song of ascents. Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion. It cannot be shaken; it remains forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A song of ascents. Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion. It cannot be shaken; it remains forever.

American Standard Version
They that trust in Jehovah Are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abideth for ever.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Those who hope in LORD JEHOVAH, in the mountain of Zion, will not be moved, but will dwell for eternity.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A Song of Degrees. They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Sion: he that dwells in Jerusalem shall never be moved.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone who trusts the LORD is like Mount Zion that cannot be shaken and will stand forever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Sion: he shall not be moved for ever that dwelleth

English Revised Version
A Song of Ascents. They that trust in the LORD are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abideth for ever.

Good News Translation
Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which can never be shaken, never be moved.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[A song for going up to worship.] Those who trust the LORD are like Mount Zion, which can never be shaken. It remains firm forever.

International Standard Version
Those who are trusting in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be overthrown. They remain forever.

JPS Tanakh 1917
A Song of Ascents. They that trust in the LORD Are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abideth for ever.

Literal Standard Version
A SONG OF THE ASCENTS. Those trusting in YHWH [are] as Mount Zion, It is not moved—it abides for all time.

NET Bible
A song of ascents. Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion; it cannot be upended and will endure forever.

New Heart English Bible
[A Song of Ascents.] Those who trust in the LORD are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but remains forever.

World English Bible
Those who trust in Yahweh are as Mount Zion, which can't be moved, but remains forever.

Young's Literal Translation
A Song of the Ascents. Those trusting in Jehovah are as Mount Zion, It is not moved -- to the age it abideth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Surrounds His People
1A song of ascents. Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion. It cannot be moved; it abides forever. 2As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the LORD surrounds His people, both now and forevermore.…

Cross References
Psalm 21:7
For the king trusts in the LORD; through the loving devotion of the Most High, he will not be shaken.

Psalm 46:5
God is within her; she will not be moved. God will help her when morning dawns.

Psalm 61:7
May he sit enthroned in God's presence forever; appoint Your loving devotion and Your faithfulness to guard him.

Proverbs 10:30
The righteous will never be shaken, but the wicked will not inhabit the land.

Ecclesiastes 1:4
Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever.

Isaiah 33:20
Look upon Zion, the city of our appointed feasts. Your eyes will see Jerusalem, a peaceful pasture, a tent that does not wander; its tent pegs will not be pulled up, nor will any of its cords be broken.

Ezekiel 21:20
Mark out one road for the sword to come against Rabbah of the Ammonites, and another against Judah into fortified Jerusalem.


Treasury of Scripture

They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but stays for ever.

A.

Psalm 120:1
A Song of degrees. In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.

Psalm 121:1
A Song of degrees. I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.

Psalm 122:1
A Song of degrees of David. I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

that trust

Psalm 27:1
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 25:2,8
O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me…

Psalm 34:22
The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.

be as mount

Psalm 132:13,14
For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation…

Isaiah 12:6
Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.

Isaiah 14:32
What shall one then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD hath founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.

but abideth

Matthew 16:16-18
And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God…









Verse 1. - They that trust in the Lord shall be as Mount Zion; rather, are as Mount Zion; i.e. are as firmly fixed and established as "the mount of God," which cannot be removed, but abideth forever (comp. Isaiah 28:16).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
A Song
שִׁ֗יר (šîr)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7892: A song, singing

of Ascents.
הַֽמַּ֫עֲל֥וֹת (ham·ma·‘ă·lō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 4609: Elevation, the act, the condition, a climactic progression

Those who trust
הַבֹּטְחִ֥ים (hab·bō·ṭə·ḥîm)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 982: To trust, be confident, sure

in the LORD
בַּיהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

are like Mount
כְּֽהַר־ (kə·har-)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 2022: Mountain, hill, hill country

Zion.
צִיּ֥וֹן (ṣî·yō·wn)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6726: Zion -- a mountain in Jerusalem, also a name for Jerusalem

It cannot
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

be moved;
יִ֝מּ֗וֹט (yim·mō·wṭ)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4131: To waver, to slip, shake, fall

it abides forever.
יֵשֵֽׁב׃ (yê·šêḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3427: To sit down, to dwell, to remain, to settle, to marry


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